JustCity Leadership Institute

A Precollege Program for Rising High School Juniors and Seniors
in collaboration with AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps, Camp Ramah, United Synagogue Youth, and American Jewish Society for Service

Summer 2016
June 26–July 10, 2016
New York City


The JustCity Leadership Institute is JTS's award-winning precollege program, training high school students in the fundamentals of Jewish change leadership. 

Each summer, JustCity brings rising juniors and seniors together to live on JTS's New York City campus, take college-level courses, engage in social justice work, and build community through vibrant Jewish programming. 

  • Learn firsthand from changemakers throughout New York City, gain the tools to make lasting impact, and create personal action projects to lead change at home and in the world.
  • Explore the Jewish values that impel us to transform society, develop and strengthen your leadership skills, and deepen community while experiencing the excitement of college life.
  • Form lasting friendships with a diverse network of ambitious teens from around the country.
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Read about JustCity in "Teens from Across America Learn Social Justice, Leadership"

Tuition: $2,750 (scholarships and financial aid available)

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Contact us at justcity@jtsa.edu or (212) 678-8832 if you have any questions.


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The JustCity Leadership Institute is an innovative collaboration between JTS, American Jewish Society for Service, AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps, Camp Ramah, and United Synagogue Youth, and is generously sponsored by UJA-Federation of New York.